Get Help with Food Benefits
Due to COVID-19 school building closures, DSHS and OSPI have worked together to provide information about the Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Emergency School Meals Program. Families that qualify for free or reduced-price school meals may be eligible for food benefits through the P-EBT. For more information about benefit amounts and how to apply visit www.k12.wa.us/PEBT or call DSHS at 877-501-2233.
Summer Meal Service
Our Summer Meal program will run Monday, June 22, 2020 through Monday, August 24, 2020. Bags of food serving five (5) days of meals (lunch only) will be available for parents/guardians to pick up each Monday between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. in the Valley School Bus Loop parking lot. Families needing meal assistance during school closures are encouraged to participate. For further information or assistance please contact 509-937-4021 and leave a message.
Here are some important items related to our school district that I would like to share. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO READ THE ENTIRE UPDATE
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We would like input from you to help guide us as we prepare for opening next fall. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR LINK TO SURVEY
We made it and our school year officially ends today!! I would like to give a huge thank you to our staff for working diligently during the closure and in a lot of cases were ‘building the plane while flying it’. While there are too many to list, know that you have my deepest gratitude for your hard work and dedication. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO READ THE ENTIRE UPDATE
There is only one week left in the 2019-20 school year! Our seniors will be officially done today and will be going through pre-graduation ceremony tomorrow. I wish we could have held an in-person graduation; however, the Paideia Staff have a great event planned for our seniors! A few key dates: CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO READ THE ENTIRE UPDATE
It may be hard to believe but there are only two weeks left in this school year and our seniors will be done in one week! CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO READ THE ENTIRE UPDATE
As we all continue to work through this unique situation, communication and feedback are important for us to be able to best to meet the needs of students and families. Please contact your child’s school if you have questions or concerns- we are here for you and your children.
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As of today, we are completing week nine of the extended school closure. I would like to extend an immense amount gratitude for all the effort being put into helping our students stay on track with their learning through online resources, printed packets, or even a combination of both.
Here is a statement and link to a newer version of the broadband survey on the Washington State Broadband Office website: “Washington state needs to understand coverage areas in our state, so we know which areas to focus on. We need your help! Take the speed test at the link below, then fill out the survey with your speed test information. We’ll use this to map speeds statewide.” CLICK ON HEADLINE FOR LINK TO SURVEY
One of the highlights of my day is seeing students and staff at the buses before and after school. I really miss seeing everyone! This is Teacher Appreciation Week and we have much to be thankful for here in Valley School District! CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO READ THE ENTIRE UPDATE
We are finishing up week 7 of the closure and I hope this message finds you and your family in a good place mentally, physically, and emotionally. Undoubtedly, none of us would have ever thought we would be finishing the school year like this. This week, there were some decisions made at the state level that will directly impact our school district. Here are some updates for the week: CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO READ THE ENTIRE UPDATE
First, I think it is important to acknowledge the stress involved in our current global health pandemic. We have all been put into a situation that forces us to adapt, evolve, and change. Change can be difficult even for those that want to change; let alone those that are forced too. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO READ THE ENTIRE UPDATE
The past month has been a challenging time for our school district and our community. We are not alone as people all across the nation are facing similar issues. I am very appreciative our community where we have pulled together to address needs and take care of one another. Here are some updates: CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO READ THE ENTIRE UPDATE
As you have likely heard, Governor Inslee has extended the closure of schools for the rest of this school year. It is a good reminder that we are in the middle of a health crisis and will do everything we can to stop the spread of COVID-19. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO READ THE ENTIRE UPDATE